Economic Development

Bill aims to exempt New Mexico from Biden’s ban on new oil and gas leases

President Biden’s moratorium is raising concerns across the state, where numerous public programs, rely on the oil and gas industry’s success. U.S. Congresswoman Yvette Herrell introduced legislation that would exempt oil and gas development on federal lands in New Mexico from President Joe Biden’s moratorium. The bill is called “Protecting New

NASA rover successfully lands on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover streaked toward a landing on Mars on Thursday in the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet.

Amid pandemic, New Mexico forges path to legal cannabis

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico legislators are sprinting amid the pandemic to come up with a framework for regulating and taxing recreational marijuana after voters ousted key opponents of pot legalization in 2020 elections. Four Democrat-backed proposals with a social justice bent are competing for traction at the

Bus Service Changes For The Las Cruces-El Paso Area

SCRTD is announcing that bus services are being updated in preparation for an increase in people returning to work. These service changes will occur primarily on the Yellow and Silver Lines, with minor modifications to the Red Line.